There are 7 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to London by train, bus, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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Train  •  26 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria

$13 - $35

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Bus  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Gatwick Airport London South to London Victoria Coach Station National Express / ...

$11 - $14

5 alternative options

Taxi  •  50 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to London 31 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  50 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to London 31 miles

$6 - $10

Shuttle  •  50 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from London Gatwick Airport to London

$150 - $210

Towncar  •  50 min

  1. Take a town car from London Gatwick Airport to London 31 miles

$120 - $170

Uber  •  50 min

  1. Take an Uber from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to London 31 miles

$70 - $95

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Gatwick Airport London South and arriving at London Victoria Coach Station station. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 35 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at London Victoria. Services depart every 10 minutes. The journey takes approximately 26 min.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and London is 24 miles. The road distance is 31 miles.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to London without a car is to train which takes 26 min and costs .

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The train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria takes 26 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to London bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Gatwick Airport London South station.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to London train services, operated by Gatwick Express, depart from Gatwick Airport station.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to London is to train which takes 26 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 1 h 35 min.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to London bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Victoria Coach Station.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to London train services, operated by Gatwick Express, arrive at London Victoria station.

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to London.
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  • Distance: 24.5 miles
  • Duration: 26 min

What companies run services between London Gatwick Airport (LGW), England and London, England?

Gatwick Express operates a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to London every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $23 - $35 and the journey takes 26 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to London every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $11 - $14 and the journey takes 1 h 35 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

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Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Gatwick Airport London South to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to London
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$70 - $95
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Pool
$70 - $95
Access
$75 - $110
Assist
$75 - $110
UberX
$75 - $110
UberXL
$110 - $150
Exec
$150 - $210
Lux
$250 - $340
Taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to London
Ave. Duration
50 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Metro Cars
Phone
+44 1293 415415
Website
metro-cars.co.uk
United Cars
Phone
+44 1293 429429
Website
unitedcars.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from London Gatwick Airport to London
Estimated price
$150 - $210
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to London
Estimated price
$120 - $170

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Yes, the driving distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to London is 31 miles. It takes approximately 50 min to drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to London.

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